Violation of the rules relating to discipline in the College includes the following categories of conduct by students:
- Disruption of teaching, class test/examination, research or administrative work, curricular and extra-curricular activities or residential life at the campus, including an attempt to prevent/impede any officer, teacher or staff of the College from performing his or her duties; and any act that causes such a disruption.
- Damaging or defacing College property or the property of any officer, teacher or staff of the College at the College campus or outside.
- Engaging in any act for wrongful confinement of teachers, officers, employees and students of the College or creating nuisance inside the premises of the College .
- Eve-teasing or disrespectful behaviour with female teachers, staff and students of the College .
- Assault on or intimidation of a teacher, officer, employee and student or any other person inside or outside the premises of the College .
- Ragging is a grave viulation of personal dignity of the victim.
- Use of abusive, intimidating or derogatory slogans or language or incitement of hatred and viulence or any such act as an offence.
- Organization of or participation in Strikes, Picketing, Gheraos and Dharnas for whatsoever reason.
- Furnishing false certificate information to the College .
- Committing forgery, tampering with or misuse of the signatures of the College authorities, use of College letterheads, documents or records, identification cards, etc., without permission of the College .
- Using any Unfair Means or showing disorderly conduct during or in relation to any College examination.
- Causing, encouraging or culluding in unauthorized entry of a person in the Campus or having unauthorized occupation at the College premises, including hostels or residences.
- Possession or consumption of alcoholic drinks, narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances or other intoxicants in the College premises and smoking in the College premises.
- Indulgence in gambling at the College campus.
- Possessing or using weapons such as knives, lathis, iron chains, iron rods, sticks, explosives and firearms in the College premises.
- Arousing communal, caste or regional feelings or creating disharmony among fellow students.
- Tearing of pages, defacing, burning, destroying or stealing of books or other documents, reading materials or misusing, burning, destroying or stealing laboratory equipments or materials.
- Getting enrolled concurrently in more than one Programme of Study, excepting where approved.
- Failing to disclose the identity when asked to do so by an employee or officer of the College .
- Unauthorized acquisition or use of College furniture in hostel room or elsewhere.
- Unauthorized occupation of hostel room.
- Accommodating guests or other persons in hostels without permission of the hostel authorities.
- Improper rendering of adjustments against advances drawn from the College .
- Any act of moral turpitude.
- Any offence under law of the land.
- Improper behaviour at the College premises or during study tours or excursions.
- Pasting of objectionable posters or distributing pamphlets, handbills, etc. or writing or painting graffiti on walls and disfiguring the College buildings.
- Use of cell phones in the classrooms/examinations, and other academic activities.
- Failure to wear uniform/decent attire.
- Use of undue political and other influences on teachers and functionaries of the College for favours.
- Any other act detrimental to peaceful and orderly functioning of the College .
Punishment for the misconduct shall include the following:
- Expulsion from the College .
- Compensation for the damage(s) caused.
- Suspension from the College for a specified period.
- Suspension from appearing in a specified paper / examination.
- Police action.
- Withdrawal of hostel facility.
|VIOLATIONS||THE FIRST OFFENCE||MULTIPLE OFFENCES|
|Nos. 1 to 6, 8 to 10 and 25||Expulsion from the College , Police Action, if required.||Expulsion|
|Nos. 7;1;13 and 15||Rustication for a specified period.|
|Nos. 12 ,14, 16, 17 and 27||Suspension from the College for a specified period & recovery of damages (double of the replacement value).|
|No. 18||De-enrollment and re-admission, on the production of the evidence of withdrawal from the other programmes of Study.|
|Nos. 19 and 20||Fine of Rs. 300/-||Fine of Rs.500/-|
|Nos. 21 and 22||Expulsion from the hostel.||Expulsion from the College|
|No. 23||Fine of the double the amount, or Rs. 1000/- whichever is higher, coupled with withdrawal from project, if any.||Police action.|
|No. 24||Depending on the nature of offence.||Depending on the nature of offence, punishment(s) as prescribed above.|
|Nos. 26 and 28||Depending on the gravity of the act, ranging from a Fine of Rs. 200/- to suspension from the class or both.||Suspension from the class for a longer period. Suspension from taking exam. of a paper, or from the entire examination.|
|No.29||Suspension for a day from the class||Suspension from the class/academic activity for 15 days. Rs. 500/- for every offence.|
|No.30||Fine of Rs. 100/- for the first offence. Subsequent offence would invite drastic action. Also depending on its gravity the fine may vary from Rs. 1000/- to expulsion.|
|No.31||Depending on the gravity of the offence, punishment may vary from a fine of Rs. 100/- to public apology, suspension and expulsion.||Depending on the gravity of the offence. punishment may vary from a fine of Rs. 1000/- to public apology, suspension and Expulsion|
The Student Discipline Committee
Vice-Chancellor appoints a Proctorial Board in consultation with the Chancellor, comprising the following members:
- Pro-Vice-Chancellor (as Chairperson).
- Proctor (Ex-Officio Member).
- Director of the concerned School and Provost, and
- Two Senior Faculty Members.
The Board inquires into the misconduct of the students, and recommends action against them to the Vice-Chancellor.
Officers authorized to recommend the disciplinary action are:
- Directors/Principals of the Schools.
- Joint Directors of the Schools and Heads of the Departments.
- Proctorial Board.
Nature of Penalties:
The following penalties may be imposed depending upon the gravity of the misconduct:
- Written warning and information to the parents/ guardians.
- Fine up to Rs. 500/- which may be extended up to Rs. 2500/-.
- Suspension from the Class/Department/School/Hostel/Mess/Library.
- Suspension or cancellation of scholarship, fellowship or any other financial assistance.
- Recovery of monetary loss caused to the College .
- Withdrawal from participation in Sports/NCC/NSS and other such activities.
- Disqualification from holding any representative position in the class/School/Mess/Sports/Clubs.etc.
- Change of room/hostel.
- Expulsion from the Department/School/Hostel/Mess/Library/Club for a specified period.
- Denial of permission to take an examination.
- Expulsion from the College for a specified period.
The College reserves the right to act in a given situation depending on its magnitude and gravity.
The appellate authority empowered to review a particular decision is as follows:
- The Proctorial Board, headed by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor.
- The Vice-Chancellor as the final authority in all disciplinary matters.
Tips for Students:
- Always keep your Identity Card ready to produce on demand by the College authorities.
- Come to the class room, laboratory or any academic programme in the prescribed uniform.
- Maintain discipline and decorum at the time of the College functions/Convocation/Sports Day. Etc.
- Bring to the Class/Lab. The relevant books/records and follow the instructions given by the teachers and the College community.
- Beware of cyber crimes. Misuse of internet, hacking of (messages/passwords, etc.) are grave offences.
- Behave with outsiders as ambassadors of the goodwill of the College .
Rules Relating to absence on grounds of Illness or For Participation In Programmes / Events.
- Students are required to maintain 75% attendance in all the classes to become eligible for appearing at the Examination, failing which, they may not be allowed to appear in the Class Test/Mid Term/or Sem-End Examinations, both in Theory & Practicals and this may adversely affect his/her internal/external assessments.
- Status report on attendance in each paper is displayed on the Notice Board seven days before the mid-semester and the Sem-End-Semester examinations.
- Leave of absence may be requested by a student in the following way:-
|Representing the College for any National/International competition (including Moot Courts) and for participating in any other activity authorized by the College .||Application to the Director of the School, with a copy to the Deputy Controller of Examination/OSD||Actual number of days spent for travelling or four days whichever is more and actual days of participation in the competition. —-Do—–|
|Participating in any activity authorized by the College .||Application to the School Director at least three days before the event.|
|Medical grounds (Hospitalization, Accident and Contagious/Infectious diseases).||Application to the School Director along with the documents, to be submitted
||Up to 15% of total attendance (Total Classes held)|
|Bereavement in family||The application, duly signed by the parent for consideration, is required to be made to the Director of the School, with a copy to the Deputy Controller of Examinations.||Up to 15% of total classes held in each paper, subject to the discretion of the Director.|
- Immediately upon being absent on medical grounds, the student is required to inform the Director within 3 days, along with a Medical Certificate of illness/ hospitalization/bed rest, from a licensed medical practitioner. In case, a student remains absent for more than 5 days, immediately after attending the classes, within three days he/she is to submit a detailed medical report to the Director.
- The College reserves the right to accept or reject the medical certificate.
- In case, a medical certificate submitted is found to be false, or is not from a competent medical authority/hospital, serious action may be taken against the student as per the College Rules.